Sports Administration (M.S.)

In keeping with the mission of Henderson State University and Graduate School, the mission of the HPER Sports Administration Program is to be a leader in the overall development of students as well as the creation and dissemination of knowledge in the broadly defined sport industry. We are committed to excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and service to the sport community.

 Henderson State University offers a Master of Science in Sports Administration program that focuses on the business of athletics, from professional teams to youth leagues. The degree is a one or two year program of study. The program employs faculty and staff who have access to team executives, sports agents, corporate sports consultants and a broad range of other professionals in collegiate, professional and amateur athletics administration.  

Henderson State University provides a comprehensive learning experience for students looking to build a career in sports. With the outstanding academic and athletic departments, a strong alumni network and elite networking opportunities, the Master of Science in Sports Administration program has quickly become regarded as one of the top graduate programs in its’ field.   

The Graduate Sports Administration program taps into the rich local sports community to provide hands-on experiences for students. From guest speakers to program events to field trips to a variety of local businesses and organizations (including professional sport franchises, college athletic departments, broadcast outlets and other producers of sports content), students are exposed to variety of sport venues. 



Greetings from the Chair

Greetings from the Chair 

North American Society for Sport Management

North American Society for Sport Managment

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Professor Emeritus Dr. Dee White taught in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation from 1963 until her retirement in 1994. White has been recognized by the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame for her participation in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. She continues to work to encourage girls to be active in sports. Her work and legacy have been recognized by a number of people, groups and organizations.

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